Unveiling of Restored Enola Gay
The Enola Gay is the plane that dropped the first atomic bomb over Hiroshima, Japan, which, along with the bomb dropped on Nagasaki, Japan,… read more
The Enola Gay is the plane that dropped the first atomic bomb over Hiroshima, Japan, which, along with the bomb dropped on Nagasaki, Japan, ended World War II. The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum unveiled the recently restored B-29 bomber, the largest restoration accomplished by the museum. After their presentations, the speakers answered audience questions. close
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